Rajat Jayanti Vigyan Sancharak Fellowship
Proposals are invited for twenty Rajat Jayanti Vigyan Sancharak Fellowships instituted by Rashtriya Vigyan Evam Pradyogiki Sanchar Parishad, Department of Science & Technology. The Fellowship recognizes Science Communicators with uniformly brilliant academic record and field work. It also supports innovative Science Communication efforts in selected scientific institutions/universities/S&T based voluntary organizations under the guidance of a senior science communicator.
The candidates below 35 years on 31.12.2009 (relaxable by 5 years for Women) must possess a graduation or higher degree in science, engineering, medical science, agriculture, information technology, mass communication etc. from a recognized university.
The duration of the fellowship will be for one year and will comprise honorarium of Rs. 12000/- per month (16000/- in case of a Ph.D) and an annual contingency of Rs. 30000/- and travel grant of Rs. 15000/-. Applicants are requested to carefully study Annexure I-V before submitting the proposal.
The selection will be made by a committee of experts and decision of DST will be final.
Send Your Proposal and supporting documents to:
Department of Science & Technology
Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road,
New Delhi – 110016
Email sanuj[at]nic.in, ahujas[at]nic.in
Last date for receiving completed applications is 15th April 2009.